Thomas Edison Research Paper by hicaliber

Thomas Edison
A discussion regarding Thomas Edison, who lit up the nation and therefore the world.
# 94498 | 1,683 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Apr 30, 2007 in Physics (Electricity and Magnetism) , History (General)

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This paper presents a detailed examination of the life of Thomas Edison and how he changed the world with the invention of the light bulb. The paper explores the importance of the light bulb and credits Edison with single-handedly changing the world through its invention.

Exploring His Inventions
Why He Succeeded

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Heroes: Thomas Alva Edison (accessed 5-31-06)
  • Collins, Theresa. Dalton, David. 2004 Thomas Edison and Modern America: a Brief History with Documents.Teaching History: A Journal of Methods
  • Finn, Bernard 1994 Thomas Alva Edison after forty: the challenge of success. USA Today (Magazine)
  • Gerry, Tom 1997. Thomas Edison: the wizard lives. Queen's Quarterly
  • Hoar, William P.2003. The man who lit up the world: Thomas Edison changed the world through his ability, persistence -- and hard work. "Genius," he said, "is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration". (History: American Ingenuity). The New American

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